In the southern part of Iceland, off the main road and at the end of a short unpaved-road (Sólheimajökulsvegur) you will find the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier.  From the parking lot just a short walk over the Moraine and along a trail, you will see the receding Mýrdalsjökull Glacier patched in black from volcanic eruptions.  Looking for a more exciting way to see it, there are several tour companies which offer glacier trekking.

2014-08-09 - Iceland 477 - Scale

This post is part of The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

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13 thoughts on “The Scale of Glaciers

    1. Thanks for your awesome comment! Iceland is an amazing place to be…especially with a camera to document the incredible beauty of this remarkable place. All we can say, is get there…Iceland is waiting!

  1. Iceland is definitely an inspiring place for explorers and adventurers. Your photograph captures the eccentricities of this land so well. Thanks for sharing the list of fellow bloggers 🙂

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